Septemeber 2017 is most definitely the month for gaming. With most of 2017’s top-tier releases hitting the shelves, it may be hard to decide just what you should spend your hard earned salary on.
In order to make your purchasing decision a fair bit easier, the team at IT News Africa has selected the top 8 games to get your hands on this September 2017.
For those looking for some free games to play this month, be sure to check out the PlayStation Plus Free Game Lineup for September 2017.
Here are the top 8 games to get your hands on this September 2017:
ARK Survival Evolved
Prepare for the ultimate dinosaur-themed adventure! Stranded on a mysterious prehistoric island, you must explore its vast biomes as you begin to hunt, harvest, craft tools, grow crops and build shelters to survive. Use cunning and skill to kill, tame, breed, and even ride Dinosaurs and other primitive beasts living on “The ARK.” Advance your technology from primitive stone tools to T-Rex-mounted laser cannons, as you team up with hundreds of players online or enjoy a solo Jurassic experience.
Release Date: 29 August, 2017
From the makers of Destiny, comes the much-anticipated sequel. An action shooter that takes you on an epic journey across the solar system. Humanity’s last safe city has fallen to an overwhelming invasion force, led by Ghaul, the imposing commander of the brutal Red Legion. He has stripped the city’s Guardians of their power, and forced the survivors to flee. You will venture to mysterious, unexplored worlds of our solar system to discover an arsenal of weapons and devastating new combat abilities. To defeat the Red Legion and confront Ghaul, you must reunite humanity’s scattered heroes, stand together, and fight back to reclaim our home.
Release Date: 06 September, 2017
The latest title in the FIFA series “FIFA 18” introduces Real Player Motion Technology, an all-new animation system that unlocks the next level of responsiveness and player personality. Now Cristiano Ronaldo, as stated by the developers, and other top players feel and move exactly like they do on the real pitch. To add to the features, Cristiano Ronaldo leads a cast of football stars and new characters in the blockbuster sequel The Journey: Hunter Returns.
Release Date: 26 September, 2017
Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolour backgrounds, and original jazz recordings. Play as Cuphead or Mugman (in single player or local co-op) as you traverse strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and discover hidden secrets while you try to pay your debt back to the devil!
Release Date: 29 September, 2017
Join Knack in his latest adventure – he’s the big-hearted little guy who can grow to the size of a building or shrink down to just two-feet tall. Jump into a Knack marathon with your whole family – solve puzzles together, control robots and tanks, and collect relics. Master over 20 moves to save the world from the clutches of evil.
Release Date: 6 September, 2017
Project Cars 2
With 180 cars carefully curated from the world’s most elite brands in order to reflect the 9 disciplines of motorsport and 29 motorsport series in-game, Project CARS 2 has you covered, no matter what gets your adrenaline racing. Each car in-game has been selected to represent a moment in time, an era of racing, and the sense of Motorsport captured in all its heroic beauty.
Each car has been faithfully built to exacting standards, with architecture that has been approved by each and every automaker, and handling that has been tested and approved by half-a-dozen real-world drivers. Project CARS 2 is the vivid expression of racing, and that authenticity begins with the very soul of motorsport—the cars.
Release Date: 22 September 2017
NBA 2K18 is an upcoming basketball simulation video game developed by Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports. It is the 19th instalment in the NBA 2K franchise and the successor to NBA 2K17.
Release Date: 15 Septemeber, 2017
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 is an upcoming sports video game developed by PES Productions and published by Konami for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Konami has kept with the theme of the previous release and also announced a special “Barcelona Edition.” The developer also announced pre-order bonus content for digital downloads and physical disc versions. Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool F.C. were confirmed as being officially licensed at E3 2017, FC Schalke 04, Valencia CF, Fulham F.C. and the Brazil national football team are licensed as well, the France national football team was confirmed in the online beta.
Release Date: 15 September 2017